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Mine Health and Safety Grants

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 17.600
Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Feb 13, 2019

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Janice Oates

Cindy Hennigan

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Travis Munnerlyn

Emmanuel Ekwo


Mine Health and Safety Grants provide funding to prevent fatalities, disease, and injury from mining and secure safe and healthy working conditions for miners.

Funding may be used for:

  • Developing and enforcing state mining laws and regulations
  • Improving state workers' compensation and mining occupational disease laws and programs
  • Improving safety and health conditions in the nation's mines through federal-state coordination and cooperation
  • Training on miners' statutory rights, including the right to be provided a safe working environment and the right to refuse an unsafe task
  • Education and training related to occupational health hazards and diseases, such as black lung, silicosis, and diesel exhaust exposure

Eligible applicants include:

  • State and territorial governments
  • Tribal governments
  • Public and state controlled institutions of higher education
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Estimated number of awards: 56
Project period: 1 year
Estimated total program funding: $10,537,000

States must provide matching funds of at least 20% of the total program costs.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through

Tagged as
Legislation and regulations · Occupational health and safety · Policy

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